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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

Lessons from the Valley: How NC can move up the entrepreneurial ladder

Charlotte is home to two unicorns, companies valued at more than $1 billion. | Photo by Tedd Lane for Crain National.

July 14, 2017 - 1:16pm

Career Path: Three longtime friends bring farm-to-flask dreams to North Carolina

Social House co-founders and longtime friends Cary Joshi (left to right), Mark Mullins and G Patel share a drink. | Photo courtesy of Social House Vodka.

July 5, 2017 - 3:48pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Stephanie Alexander


Career Path: From ‘a galaxy far, far away’ to a Raleigh craft beer bar

Will Clay, left, and Eric Roth recently opened Dailypint in Raleigh. | Photo courtesy of Dailypint

June 22, 2017 - 11:18am

North Carolina businesses blazing the virtual reality trail

Mooresville-based Lowe's Home Improvement is leading the virtual reality charge through its disruptive innovation labs. | Photo by Mike Mozart via Creative Commons.

June 21, 2017 - 9:17am

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Raleigh-Durham firms take VR power to Duke, UNC, Amsterdam

Jason Cooper, left, is the director of multimedia and Jason McGuigan is the creative director at Horizon Productions. | Photo courtesy of Horizon Productions

June 16, 2017 - 3:45pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

Delivery on demand: Charlotte leading farm- and restaurant-delivery options

Visitors to the April 2017 version of Charlotte VegFest stop by the booth of Nourish, one of the event's major sponsors. The company specializes in delivering of prepared meals featuring nutritious, plant-based whole foods. | Photo courtesy of Nourish.

May 18, 2017 - 7:34am